Definitions for acceptorækˈsɛp tər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
one that accepts; accepter.
a person who acccepts for payment a draft or bill of exchange.
an atom that receives a pair of electrons to form a chemical bond.
Origin of acceptor:
(chemistry) in the formation of a coordinate bond it is the compound to which electrons are donated
the person (or institution) who accepts a check or draft and becomes responsible for paying the party named in the draft when it matures
One who accepts.
One who accepts a draft or a bill of exchange; a drawee after he has accepted.
An atom or molecule which can accept an electron to form a chemical bond.
A chemical acceptor atom forming a positive hole in a semiconductor.
one who accepts
one who accepts an order or a bill of exchange; a drawee after he has accepted